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Webinar Metastatic Brain Tumors: A Treatment and Care Update

  • By ABTA_Jillann · Posted March 18, 2014
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  • Join ABTA Thursday, 3/27/2014 – 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Central time - Metastatic Brain Tumors: A Treatment and Care Update. Click here to register for the free Metastatic Brain Tumors: A Treatment and Care ...

Scared to death

  • By S56-MS · New reply March 17, 2014
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  • Have TNBC 5 liver lesions since October 14. 3 were too small to measure 2 were2cm and smaller had abdominal scan . Had stage 2b 2 years ago and did great now this. Have been on Gemzar, 5fu ,and imprexa ...

bloodwor/onc appt this week..scared

  • By Lisjo · New reply March 15, 2014
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  • Hi Ladies, I do not post much, but I keep up with everyone. Anyway, last June my tumor markers were 107, and I had scans and three nodes lit up on the pet. One in my groin and two in my chest area. (I ...

progression to the brain

  • By debsing · New reply March 15, 2014
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  • MRI showed two tiny tumors to the brain requiring stereotactic radiation.. is there any hope now ...

Oncologist sent me to the ER

  • By Asly · New reply March 15, 2014
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  • So I have written about my back pain too many times to count . Along with having MRI's, CT's, and a lumbar puncture. They didn't really didn't show anything. But about a week ago the pain got so bad I ...

Have a question?

  • By unlucky · New reply March 14, 2014
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  • How accurate are these doctors ? Can some of us prove them wrong? They gave me a few years two or three,and I've got so much I wanna do .sad to say we were hit money HARD, we are getting upand starting ...

feeling down

  • By mcrp · New reply March 14, 2014
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  • Hi ladies been feeling down because of all the losses. I thought they were making strides in treatment and prolonging lives. I am so stressed I just want to be cured. I need my long term warriors support ...

Breast cancer

  • By Marcalene · New reply March 12, 2014
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  • I am grade 3 stage iii have undergone WLE Full Ancillary node sweep 6 months fec-t chemo 20 sessions of radiotherapy and have developed severe burns cannot tolerate femara what are my chances of recurrence ...

Xeloda burns

  • By lansing · New reply March 11, 2014
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  • I am back again with a new "crazy" side effect. I started a reduced dose of Xeloda last Wed. I now take 1500 mgs. 2x a day for 1 wk. on and 1 wk. off. It definitely has helped my feet so far. However ...

new liver mets,, help please!

  • By manolia · New reply March 8, 2014
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  • My mother has been diagnosed with stage 4 breast cancer in 2010. It has spread to the orbits and bone marrow. She had a surgery done to remove the tumor from her breasts and took 8 cycles of chemotherapy ...

stereotactic radiation

  • By donsuz · New reply March 7, 2014
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  • Latest PET scan shows only 1 bone met left and it is not very active. But adrenaline gland nodule has grown .2 cm. Once recommends cyber knife (stereotactic rads). Had consult for it yesterday and I am ...


  • By hopeful0889 · New reply March 5, 2014
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  • Just curious..... if you had to rate your fatigue on a scale of 1 to 5 where would the average be? Mine seems to be a 4. Granted, I do work 45 hours a week at a desk job, but finding energy to do laundry ...

Small brain lesion what next

  • By ysw · New reply March 4, 2014
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  • Dear All, It seems my mom has another progression. Last year in January, she diagnosed with multiple bone mets, 2 of those were in scull. She was little bit better for few months. In May 2013 just after ...

Biopsy of neck lump today

  • By Asly · New reply March 4, 2014
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  • Hi Ladies So I had emailed my onc asking a PET scan because my friend on my neck has gotten bigger and is getting irritating, tender, and causing soreness in my neck in the area. So they got me into the ...

I am dancing with NED!!!! 2.5 years after mets diagnosis

  • By IowaSignTerp · New reply March 4, 2014
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  • I am taking Kadcyla for the last 14 months but have been on xeloda, abraxane, tykerb, taxotere, and have had back flap (latissimus dorsi ) and implant replacement surgery, radiation twice but now I am ...

burning feet!! help!!

  • By lansing · New reply February 27, 2014
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  • I am on day 10 of my 2nd cycle of Xeloda. I have had minimal side effect and am taking 1800 mgs.2x a day. I have followed the advice from people on this site and it's been great. I do not have any neuropathy ...

Anyone having sleep issues with Xeloda?

  • By lansing · New reply February 18, 2014
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  • I started Xeloda 13 days ago and have noticed I've been waking up frequently throughout the night. I am tired in the morning. It is wearing on me and effecting my coping mechanisms. The Dr. gave me a ...

Just want to intorduce myself

  • By tsgo · New reply February 18, 2014
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  • Hi! I am new to this forum and have never posted anything before. I was dx with breast cancer in 2008. I went into remission for five years and rediagnosed around July 4th 2013, only this time I had mets ...

Does it matter what treatment comes next?

  • By KLeeR · New reply February 18, 2014
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  • I was wondering if it matters after failing anastrazole whether to go on with something like the faslodex/Pabociclib study or just go onto the next treatment in order like Femara. Can I go back to Femara ...

Need prayers for my little cousin

  • By cwoos4 · New reply February 16, 2014
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  • Emily has been fighting cancer since she was 10 years old. (We both started our fight in 2004) It started with a brain tumor. She has now had 3 additional types of cancers ( ovarian, cervical and another ...

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